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Keyword: Rwandan genocide

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The cultural origins of the genocide in Rwanda

Kayitana ka Ruterandongozi

Rabi' al-Awwal 13, 14282007-04-01

The genocide of Tutsis in Rwanda by the country’s Hutu majority in 1994 remains one of the most shocking events in recent history. But the actual killings were rooted in social and particularly cultural factors. KAYITANA KA RUTERANDONGOZI, a Rwandan Muslims now living in Canada, discusses the cultural roots of the Rwandan genocide.


Islam in Rwanda benefits from positive role played by Muslims during the genocide

M.A. Shaikh

Rabi' al-Awwal 11, 14252004-05-01

In the decade since the genocide in Rwanda, which resulted in the murders of more than 800,000 people in 100 days, the Muslim population of the overwhelmingly Roman Catholic West African country has more than doubled...


Skeletons out of his Rwandan cupboard stalk the UN chief

Our Own Correspondent

Muharram 19, 14191998-05-16

United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan - fresh from the triumph of brokering the Iraqi deal, and cruising through his African tour with the air of a savior come to rescue his beloved continent from the folly of its ruler - suddenly faces the cruel prospect of being cut down to size.

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